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Meaning of OFFSHOOT

Pronunciation:  'âfshoot

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a natural consequence of development
 

OFFSHOOT is a 8 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: branch, offset, outgrowth
 
 See Also: consequence, effect, event, issue, outcome, result, upshot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Off"shoot`\, n. [Off + shoot.]
That which shoots off or separates from a main stem, channel,
family, race, etc.; as, the offshoots of a tree.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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